Why We Need to Rescue Liberal Arts Education for Prosperity


The recent economic downturn, Wall Street debacle and string of ethical and moral scandal surrounding a number of prominent business leaders has led some observers to question the value and focus of vocationally oriented, pragmatic education programs such as business education and, particularly the MBA. The importance of a Liberal Education is once again gaining some attention.

... Henry Mintzberg, a professor of management studies at McGill University in Montreal, also argues 
because students spend so much time developing quick responses to packaged versions of business problems, they do not learn enough about real-world experiences.

Read full article: Psychology Today, February 15, 2014